industrial archaeology

noun

Definition of industrial archaeology

: the study of the buildings, machinery, and equipment of the industrial revolution

Other Words from industrial archaeology

industrial archaeologist noun

First Known Use of industrial archaeology

1881, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about industrial archaeology

Statistics for industrial archaeology

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for industrial archaeology

The first known use of industrial archaeology was in 1881

See more words from the same year

Comments on industrial archaeology

What made you want to look up industrial archaeology? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

miscellaneous remnants or debris

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

The Exceptions Quiz III

  • one green toy robot amidst many red toy robots
  • Which of these words does not mean "nonsense"?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Add Diction

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!